Geomorphology is one of more than 16 discipline tags that we use to categorize and aggregate our interdisciplinary information within and across CZOs. Much of our information has been tagged with 2-3 disciplines.
National - LiDAR, Land Cover, GIS/Map Data - OpenTopography (2010-2017)
18 components • Boulder Creek Watershed, Eel River Watershed, Jemez River Basin, Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory, Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains, Sangamon River Basin, Clear Creek Watershed, Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory, Providence Creek Headwater Catchments (1660 - 2115 m elevation) • Geomorphology, GIS / Remote Sensing, Hydrology, Biology / Ecology • National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping; Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory; Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory; University of Arizona; University of California Merced; Valles Caldera National Preserve; Bandelier National Monument; National Park Service; Jemez River Basin and Santa Catalina Mountains Critical Zone Observatory; Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory; Reynolds Creek CZO; Eel River CZO; Shale Hills CZO
Arrested development: Erosional equilibrium in the southern Sierra Nevada, California, maintained by feedbacks between channel incision and hillslope sediment production. Callahan, R.P., Ferrier, K.L., Dixon, J., Dosseto, A., Hahm, W.J., Jessup, B.S., Miller, S.N., Hunsaker, C.T., Johnson, D.W., Sklar, L.S., Riebe, C.S. (2019): GSA Bulletin Cross-CZO
Topographic controls on the extension and retraction of flowing streams. Prancevic, J.P.; Kirchner, J.W. (2019): Geophysical Research Letters
Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory and Kings River Experimental Watersheds: A Synthesis of Measurements, New Insights, and Future Directions. O'Geen, A.; Safeeq, M.; Wagenbrenner, J.; Stacy, E.; Hartsough, P.; Devine, S.; Tian, Z.; Ferrell, R.; Hopmans, J.W.; and Bales, R. (2018): Vadose Zone Journal, 17:180081
The deep Critical Zone as a source of mineral nutrients to montane, temperate forest ecosystems: PhD Dissertation. Uhlig, D. (2018): PhD Dissertation for Freien Universität Berlin
Dust outpaces bedrock in nutrient supply to montane forest ecosystems. Aciego, S.M.; Riebe, C.S.; Hart, S.C.; Blakowski, M.A.; Carey, C.J.; Aarons, S.M.; Dove, N.C.; Botthoff, J.K.; Sims, K.W.; Aronson, E.L. (2017): Nature Communications
Global patterns of dust and bedrock nutrient supply to montane ecosystems. Arvin, L.J.; Riebe, C.S.; Aciego, S.M.; Blakowski, M.A. (2017): Science Advances, Vol. 3, no. 12, eeao1588
Reviews and syntheses: on the roles trees play in building and plumbing the critical zone. Brantley, Susan L., David M. Eissenstat, Jill A. Marshall, Sarah E. Godsey, Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad, Diana L. Karwan, Shirley A. Papuga, Joshua Roering, Todd E. Dawson, Jaivime Evaristo, Oliver Chadwick, Jeffrey J. McDonnell, Kathleen C. Weathers (2017): Biogeosciences, 14, 5115-5142 Cross-CZO National
Regional sensitivities of seasonal snowpack to elevation, aspect, and vegetation cover in western North America. Christopher J. Tennant, Adrian A. Harpold, Kathleen Ann Lohse, Sarah E. Godsey, Benjamin T. Crosby, Laurel G. Larsen, Paul D. Brooks, Robert W. Van Kirk, Nancy F. Glenn (2017): Water Resources Research 53 Cross-CZO National
A Gap-Filling Procedure for Hydrologic Data Based on Kalman Filtering and Expectation Maximization: Application to Data from the Wireless Sensor Networks of the Sierra Nevada. Conklin, M. H.; Martin, S. (2017): Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2017. Abstract EP53E-07.
Controls on deep critical zone architecture: a historical review and four testable hypotheses. Riebe, C. S., Hahm, W. J., Brantley, S. L. (2017): Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 42 (1): 128–156 Cross-CZO National
The problem of predicting the particle size distribution of sediment supplied by hillslopes to rivers. Sklar, L. S., Riebe, C. S., Marshall, J. A., Genetti, J., Leclere, S., Lukens, C. L., Merces, V. (2017): Geomorphology. 277 31.
Improving snow water equivalent simulations in an alpine basin using blended gage precipitation and snow pillow measurements. Sohrabi, M.; Safeeeq, M.; Conklin, M. H. (2017): Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2017. Abstract H43C-1658
Communicating why land surface heterogeneity matters . Tague, C.; Burke, W.; Ryan, B.; Turpin, E.; Wood, G. (2017): Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2017. Abstract H51A-1249.
Quantifying nutrient uptake as driver of rock weathering in forest ecosystems by magnesium stable isotopes. Uhlig, D., Schuessler, J.A., Bouchez, J., Dixon, J.L., von Blanckenburg, F. (2017): Biogeosciences 14, 3111-3128
pSIN: a scalable, Parallel algorithm for Seismic INterferometry of large-N ambient-noise data. Chen, P., Taylor, N.J., Dueker, K.G., Keifer, I.S., Wilson, A.K., McGuffy, C.L., Novitsky, C.G., Spears, A.J., Holbrook, W.S. (2016): Computers & Geosciences 93: 88-95
Testing for supply limited and kinetic limited chemical erosion in field measurements of regolith production and chemical depletion. Ferrier, K. L., Riebe, C. S. and Hahm, W. J. (2016): Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 17 (6), 2270-2285.
Grain size bias in cosmogenic nuclide studies of stream sediment in steep terrain . Lukens, C. E., Riebe, C. S., Sklar, L. S., Shuster D. L. (2016): Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 121 (5), DOI: 10.1002/2016JF003859
Catchment power and the joint distribution of elevation and travel distance to the outlet. Sklar, L. S., Riebe, C. S., Lukens, C. E., & Bellugi, D. G. (2016): Earth Surface Dynamics. 4 799.
Seeking GUTH, the Grand Unified Theory of Hillslopes: Linking weathering, erosion and landscapes. Anderson, SP, Dietrich, WE, Rempe, D, West, N, Brantley, SL, Bacon, AR, Buss, HL, Fisher, BA, Flinchum, B, Holbrook, S, Klos, PZ, Leopold, M, Moon, S, Nielson, T, Pelletier, J, and Terry, N. (2015): EP34A-01 Landscape Evolution from a Critical Zone Science Perspective III, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec. Cross-CZO
Laser vision: lidar as a transformative tool to advance critical zone science. Harpold, A. A., Marshall, J. A., Lyon, S. W., Barnhart, T. B., Fisher, B. A., Donovan, M., Brubaker, K. M., Crosby, C. J., Glenn, N. F., Glennie, C. L., Kirchner, P. B., Lam, N., Mankoff, K. D., McCreight, J. L., Molotch, N. P., Musselman, K. N., Pelletier, J., Russo, T., Sangireddy, H., Sjöberg, Y., Swetnam, T., and West, N. (2015): Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2881-2897 Cross-CZO National
Generating Porosity in the Critical Zone: Does Volumetric Strain Dominate Chemical Mass Loss?. Hayes, J., Riebe, C., Holbrook, S., Hartsough, P. (2015): EP31B. Landscape Evolution from a Critical Zone Science Perspective I Posters, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
Climate and topography control the size and flux of sediment produced on steep mountain slopes. Riebe, C., Sklar, L., Lukens, C., and Shuster, D. (2015): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Tracing and pacing soil across slopes. Dixon, J. L., Riebe, C. S. (2014): Elements 5 (10)
2014 (In Review)
Making soil. Dixon, J. L., Riebe, C. S. (2014): Elements, in review Cross-CZO National
Testing for supply-limited chemical erosion in field measurements of soil production and chemical depletion. Ferrier, K.; C. Riebe; W.J. Hahm; J. Kirchner (2014): American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2014, abstract #EP13E-04
Cosmogenic Nuclides in Weathering and Erosion. Granger, D.E. and Riebe, C.S. (2014): in Treatise on Geochemistry, Volume 5: Surface and Ground Water, Weathering, and Soils. (2nd edition): 401-436
Bedrock composition regulates mountain ecosystems and landscape evolution. Hahm, W.J., Riebe, C.S., Lukens, C.E., and Araki, S. (2014): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(9):3338-3343
Evidence for climatic and topographic control of the size and flux of eroded sediment across a steep mountain catchment. Lukens, C., C.S. Riebe, L.S. Sklar, and D.L. Shuster. (2013): American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2013, abstract EP52A-05.
Impacts of forest thinning and climate change on transpiration and runoff rates in Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer headwater catchments . Saksa, P.C., R.L. Ray, R.C. Bales, and M.H. Conklin. (2013): American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2013, abstract #GC11B-0990
Decomposability of organic matter eroded from eight low-order catchments. Stacy, E.M., A.A. Berhe, D.W. Johnson, C.T. Hunsaker, S.C. Hart. (2013): GSA 109th Cordilleran Section Meeting
Fractures in the Critical Zone: Insights from GPR and seismic refraction surveys. St. Clair, J.T., Holbrook, W., Riebe, C.S. (2012): Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2012. Abstract EP43B-0871.
From minerals to hillslopes: Towards an integrated framework for interpreting chemical and physical erosion. Hahm, W. J., Riebe C. S., Ferrier, K., Kirchner, J. W. (2011): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2011. Abstract EP43C-0715.
Critical zone weathering in the southern Sierra Nevada and Laramie Mountains imaged by seismic tomography. Hayes, J.L., Holbrook, W.S., Riebe, C.S. (2011): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2011. Abstract H41D-1059.
"Sediment Load Variability, Sediment Sources, and Erosion Rates for Forest Headwater Streams in the Southern Sierra Nevada, California. Hunsaker, C. T. (2011): National CZO Program 2011 All Hands Meeting
Landscape response to tipping points in granite weathering: The case of stepped topography in the Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory. Jessup, B.S., Hahm, W.J., Miller, S.N., Kirchner, J.W., and Riebe, C.S. (2011): Applied Geochemistry, v. 26, no. Supplement 1, p. S48-S50.
"Seeing the Snow Through the Trees: Accumulation in forested catchments as determined from snow depth sensor and LiDAR measurements. Kirchner, P. B., Bales, R. C., Musselman K. N., Flanagan J., and Guo, Q. (2011): National CZO Program 2011 All Hands Meeting
Tracing the Origins of Coarse Sediment in Steep Mountain Catchments. Lukens, C.E., Riebe, C.S., Shuster, D.L., Sklar, L.S., Beyeler, J.D. (2011): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2011, Halls A-C, 8:00 AM. Abstract EP51A-0824.
Effects of Chemical Erosion on Cosmogenic Nuclide Buildup in Soils, Saprolite and Sediment. Riebe, C.S., Granger, D.E. (2011): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2011. Abstract EP41B-0606.
Chemical characteristics of sediment eroded from Sierra Nevada headstream catchments. Stacy, E., Hart, S. C., Johnson, D., and Hunsaker, C. T. (2011): : National CZO Program 2011 All Hands Meeting
Mineral-specific chemical weathering rates over millennial timescales: Measurements at Rio Icacos, Puerto Rico. Ferrier, K. L., Kirchner, J. W., Riebe, C. S. & Finkel, R. C. (2010): Chemical Geology 277:101-114 Cross-CZO
Erosion, Weathering and Stepped Topography in the Sierra Nevada, California, Quantifying the Dynamics of Hybrid (Soil-Bedrock) Landscapes. Jessup, B.S., Miller, S.N., Kirchner, J.W., Riebe, C.S. (2010): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2010. Abstract EP41D-0736.
Comparison of in-stream sediment sources and assessment of a bank migration model for headwater catchments in the central Sierra Nevada, California. Martin, S.E. (2009): UC Merced M.S. thesis
Sediment Sources in Four Small Mountain Streams in the Central Sierra Nevada, California . Martin, S.E., Hunsaker, C.T., Bales, R.C. (2009): Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, December 2009. 90(52). Abstract EP53D-0649.
11 Apr 2018 - Meet the people behind the research! Russell uses a combination of geophysics and regolith geochemistry to understand landscape evolution.
28 Mar 2017 - A team of researchers found that dust provides a much greater amount of nutrients to vegetation in the Sierra Nevada than previously thought.
28 Mar 2017 - NSF Press Release: New research finding provides insight into role dust may play as ecosystems change
19 Apr 2016 - Multidisciplinary ecohydrologic modeling postdoc with the SSCZO and UC Water. Apply by May 15!
26 Jan 2016 - Riebe et al. combine old isotopic techniques in new ways, with big results showing connections between sediment size, erosion, topography, and climate
07 Sep 2015 - PhD Student, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming
16 May 2013 - Job Title: Section Head, Surface Earth Processes Section Agency: National Science Foundation Job Announcement Number: ...
05 Apr 2013 - CZO Cyberseminar was hosted by Dr. Cliff Riebe and students, University of Wyoming on April 18th
Climate and Topography Control the Size and Flux of Sediment Produced on Steep Mountain Slopes
CCC Mile High Ballroom 2C.
Strong Lithologic Control on Mountain Ecosystem Productivity and Landscape Evolution
CCC Mile High Ballroom 2C.
Webinar offered April 18th on research from the Sierra Nevada range in California
Tracking soil erosion & its impacts in Sierra Nevada forests
Girls' Club, Yosemite Valley.